Lega Iginga figure


This African wooden statue has a small skin headdress on the head. Without arms, she is part of the important corpus of Lega African art linked to the Bwami initiatory brotherhood.

A wide range of objects including statues, masks and miscellaneous objects were used to initiate young people into the moral and social secrets of the Lega.

The traditional African statues of the Lega belonged to different grades including the kindi and are grouped under the name iginga.

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Presumed dating
Mid XXth century
33,5 cm
Ethnic group
Lega / Balega / Warega
Wood, accessories
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Tribal art collection Belgium

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